Gallstones Diet Sheet

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Gall stones symptoms


The symptoms of gall stones can be very painful.A well planned diet sheet helps to provide sufficient nourishment and prevent weight loss due to adequate intake of nutrient rich foods necessary to relieve the condition.



 


SYMPTOMS


Feeling of indigestion, vomiting , nausea and gas formation are common symptoms.


 


CAUSES


  • A diet that is high in cholesterol

  • Women are more prone compared to men

  • People who are overweight are likely to get gall stones,


 


DIET SHEET FOR GALLSTONES










FOOD TYPE


FOODS TO BE CONSUMED REGULARLY


FOODS TO BE EATEN IN MODERATION


FOOD TO AVOID


CEREALS


All cereals cooked in a soft form can be eaten.


Oats , rice porridge. Soft pancakes and flat breads.


Cereals very high in fiber such as unpolished rice, rye(as they are difficult to digest)


Cakes, sugar and sweeteners like corn syrup


Biscuits


Pastries and puddings


FRUITS


All are allowed.


Choose brightly colored ones


All fruit juices


Fruit jam, jelly and preserves


VEGETABLES


All are allowed.


Choose low calorie water based ones like gourds, broccoli and  green leafy vegetables


Starchy vegetables like potatoes and sweet potatoes




 




 


 


Potato chips and fries


Vegetable in Brine


Packaged soups


 


DAIRY


Low fat milk


Low fat yogurt


Slim cheese and cheese spreads


Cottage cheese


Reduced fat cream


Whole milk and curd


full fat Cream


Ice cream


 


MEAT AND POULTRY


Egg whites


Chicken without skin


Turkey


Whole eggs


Organ meat


Red meat after trimming visible fat




 


 


Fried egg and chicken


Smoked and cured meat like sausage, bacon


Minced red meat


Red meat with visible fat


 


FATS AND OILS


None


Poly unsaturated fatty acids-Sunflower oil, safflower oil,


Monounsaturated fatty acids -Groundnut oil, olive oil


Margarine


Lard


Butter


 


BEVERAGES


Diluted fruit juices


Light tea and coffee


Clear soups


Beverages made of toned and skim milk


 


Cream soups


Alcoholic beverages


Full cream coffee


Full cream milkshakes


 


 


 


The diet sheet makes it easy for you to plan your meals and follow the right diet pattern which will help to better manage the disease condition.Some home remedies  may also help to ease the condition.


 


Image Credit - allhealthcare.co.uk 


 


 

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